The following activities on global issues are designed to reach out to the local community.
- International Studies Public Forum: The International Studies Public Forum is a bi-weekly lecture series open to interested members of the public.
- Degree Program: The major in international studies provides an interdisciplinary perspective on global politics, economics, cultures and history. International studies majors acquire twenty-first-century analytical skills and knowledge that will enable them to understand and contribute to shaping the rapidly evolving global community. The degree in international studies prepares students for careers in a variety of fields such as international public policy, international business and finance, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, and academic research and teaching.